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Information for Otto Diede
30 November,1900 16 July,1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Otto Deide

     Services for Otto Deide, 85, of Caldwell, who died Wednesday, July 16, at the Caldwell hospital, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
     Bill Free of the Caldwell Church of Christ will officiate with burial following at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Mr. Deide, a retired farmer, was born Nov. 30, 1900, in Wells County, N.D., to Gotlieb and Pauline Deide. He was raised in North Dakota.
    He married Lillian Copenhaver Jan. 27, 1926, at Mandan, N.D. They moved to Iowa, where they farmed until coming to the Caldwell area in 1937.
    Mr. Deide was one of the first farmers in the area to raise commercial seed crops. He farmed in Caldwell until retiring in 1965.
    He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; three sons, Lloyd and Darrel Deide, both of Caldwell, and Del Deide of Omaha, Neb.; a daughter, Clarice Groesbeck of Heyburn; two brothers, Bill Deide of Luck, Wis., and Jake Diede of Mercer, N.D.; four sisters, Clara Davis of Baldwin, Minn., Sophie Derheim of McClusky, N.D., Esther Wiebe of Hurdsfield, N.D., and Martha Thompson of Mercer; 13 grand  children; and eight  great-grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and a grandson.
     Memorials may be made to the Caldwell School District Scholarship Fund, in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell 83606; or to a favorite charity.
    Friends may call today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Caldwell Dakan chapel.

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